While gossip among women is universally ridiculed as low and trivial gossip among men especially if it is about women is called theory or idea or fact.
All truth passes through three stages. First it is ridiculed. Second it is violently opposed. Third it is accepted as being self-evident.
It's an indication of how cynical our society has become that any kind of love story with a sad theme is automatically ridiculed as sentimental junk.
In reality Republicans have long been at war with clean energy. They have ridiculed investments in solar and wind power bashed energy-efficiency standards attacked state moves to promote renewable energy and championed laws that would enshrine taxpayer subsidies for fossil fuels while stripping them from wind and solar.
I've had some movies that have been ridiculed but that's OK with me. I don't feel that really defines me. Should I change who I am to be popular?
I couldn't be an ingenue today because the business has changed. I remember when you could dress for a premiere just by putting on a cute top. Now you have to be perfect and fabulous in every way or you're ridiculed.